BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WMBF) Three North Carolina residents are facing charges after a tip lead authorities to discover a working methamphetamine lab in a home in Supply.
Del Routh, spokesman for the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office, says the tip was received by the Brunswick County Vice Narcotics Unit last week, indicating that there a working methamphetamine lab in a home on the 2500 Elkin Street in Supply.
Executing a search warrant of the residence, officers with the BCVNU located the working meth lab and chemicals used to manufacture methamphetamines.
Matthew Wayne Cordell, 35, of Supply was arrested and charged with maintaining dwelling place controlled substance, possess/distribute precursor chemical, possess drug paraphernalia; bottlers, tubing, plastic container, and smoking pipe and manufacturing methamphetamine. His bond was set at $61,600.
Melissa Robin Bumgarner, 33, of Supply was arrested and charged with possess/distribute precursor chemical, maintain dwelling place controlled substance, manufacturing marijuana, manufacturing methamphetamine and possess/distribute precursor chemical, possess drug paraphernalia; bottlers, tubing, plastic container, and smoking pipe. Her bond was set at $65,000.
Raymond Neil Barefoot, 35, of Dunn, NC was arrested and charged with felony conspiracy
Barefoot who was at the home when the warrant was executed, was out on pretrial release for a previous methamphetamine lab related charge. His previous bond was revoked and is now set at $250,000.